Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20091127
Novelist Laura Moriarty is the author of the acclaimed book group favorite, The Center of Everything, as well as the two subsequent novels, The Rest of Her Life and While I'm Falling. Though the characters in all three books are very different, all explore complex issues of mothers and daughters, the importance of family, and the consequences of inattentiveness. Moriarty, who grew up in a military family and had lived in numerous places around the world, talks about her love of the open terrain and people of Kansas, the place she's adopted as home for her and the characters in her three novels.
Ted Olson is the winner of two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards and is a six-time Grammy nominee for Best Album Notes. A professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, Olson has served as editor for ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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